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Consumer Reports decision to rate cybersecurity is a huge deal
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2017, 01:07:15 PM »
Consumer Reports decision to rate cybersecurity is a huge deal
8 March 2017, 12:45 pm



Conventional wisdom has it that most consumers simply don’t pay much attention to computer security and privacy issues. Perhaps worse, they don’t think they can do much to protect themselves without foregoing many of the benefits of our digital, connected age. Consumer Reports is trying to change both of those things. 

Consumer Reports’ new cybersecurity standard

The influential publication and public-interest organization announced on Monday that it has collaborated on a digital consumer-protection standard designed to define “how companies should build these products to really be good for consumers in terms of privacy and other issues,” said Maria Rerecich, who directs electronics testing at Consumer Reports, in a statement. 

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